Chicago Falls 4-2 to New York - Recap
New York needed extra innings to claim victory on Wednesday, scoring late against Chicago for a 4-2 final at Wrigley Field.
The Yankees were a +100 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Preston Claiborne earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 1 2/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBIs from Ichiro Suzuki in the win.
Chicago got a 7-inning outing from Jeff Samardzija in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 2 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Junior Lake had 3 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
New York enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-11 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by David Robertson who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face San Diego.